Thursday, October 21

Governor General’s Literary Award

2016 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Translation

2016 Governor General’s Literary Award – Translation (French to English) Winner and Nominees

2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) WinnerThe Party WallLazer LederhendlerShortlisted for the 2016 Giller Prize Selected for Indies Introduce Summer/Fall 2016 Catherine Lerouxs first novel, translated into English brilliantly by Lazer Lederhendler, ties together stories about siblings joined in surprising ways. A woman learns t...Amazon2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) ShortlistGuanoRhonda MullinsAmazonThe Goddess of FirefliesNeil SmithAmazon
All Book Awards, Book Awards, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books

2016 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books Winner and Nominees

2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books WinnerTokyo Digs a GardenJon-Erik Lappano and Kellen HatanakaWinner of the 2016 Governor Generals Literary Award for Young Peoples Literature — Illustrated Books Tokyo lives in a small house between giant buildings with his family and his cat, Kevin. For years, highways and skyscrapers have been built up around th...Amazon2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books ShortlistA Hungry Lion or A Dwindling Assortment of AnimalsLucy Ruth CumminsAmazonOokoEsmé ShapiroAmazonThe BranchMireille Messier and Pierre PrattAmazonThe White Cat and the MonkJo Ellen Bogart and Sydney SmithAmazon
2016 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text

2016 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Text Winner and Nominees

2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text WinnerCalvinMartine LeavittSeventeen-year-old Calvin has always known his fate is linked to the comic book character from Calvin & Hobbes. He was born on the day the last strip was published; his grandpa left a stuffed tiger named Hobbes in his crib; and he even has a best friend na...Amazon2016 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text ShortlistA Thousand NightsE.K. JohnstonAmazonOnce in a Town Called MothTrilby KentAmazonThe Emperor of Any PlaceTim Wynne-JonesAmazonThe UnquietMikaela EverettAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Drama

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama Winnercarried away on the crest of a waveDavid YeeFrom the shore of Ko Phi Phi in Thailand to a suburb in Utah to a mysterious Kafkaesque hole in the ground, carried away on the crest of a wave gives us brief glimpses into the lives of a sphinx-like escort, a grieving father, a conflicted priest, brothers...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Drama ShortlistMahmoudTara Grammy and Tom Arthur DavisAmazonOdd DucksBryden MacDonaldAmazonThe Gravitational Pull of Bernice TrimbleBeth GrahamAmazonWinners and LosersMarcus Youssef and James LongAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction WinnerDaddy Lenin and Other StoriesGuy VanderhaegheAmong these nine stories: A teenage boy breaks out of the strict confines of his family, his bid for independence leads him in over his head. He learns about life in short order and there is no turning back. An actors penchant for hiding behind a role, on...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Fiction ShortlistHow You Were BornKate CayleyAmazonOutlineRachel CuskAmazonThe Evening ChorusHelen HumphreysAmazonThe Winter FamilyClifford JackmanAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction WinnerBee Time: Lessons from the HiveMark L. WinstonBee Time presents his reflections on three decades spent studying these remarkable creatures, and on the lessons they can teach about how humans might better interact with one another and the natural world, from the boardroom to urban ......Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Non-fiction ShortlistDispatches from the Front: Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at WarDavid HaltonAmazonNorval Morrisseau: Man Changing into ThunderbirdArmand Garnet RuffoAmazonParty of One: Stephen Harper and Canada's Radical MakeoverMichael HarrisAmazonThe Social Life of Ink: Culture, Wonder, and Our Relationship with the Written WordTed BishopAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry WinnerMy Shoes Are Killing MeRobyn SarahWinner of the 2015 Governor Generals Award for Poetry Winner of the 2015 Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Poetry In My Shoes are Killing Me, poet Robyn Sarah reflects on the passing of time, the fleetingness of dreams, and the bittersweet pleasure of th...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Poetry ShortlistCrossoverM. Travis LaneAmazonFor Your Safety Please Hold OnKayla CzagaAmazonInfinite Citizen of the Shaking TentLiz HowardAmazonWashitaPatrick LaneAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Translation

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Translation (French to English) Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) WinnerTwenty-One CardinalsRhonda MullinsFrom the author and translator of And the Birds Rained Down, a 2015 CBC Canada Reads selection Winner of the 2015 Governor Generals Literary Award for French-to-English Translation An abandoned mine. A large family driven by honour. And a source of pain, ...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Translation (French to English) ShortlistCaptiveDavid Scott HamiltonAmazonMontcalm & Wolfe: Two Men Who Forever Changed the Course of Canadian HistoryDonald WinklerAmazonStolen Sisters: The Story of Two Missing Girls, Their Families and How Canada Has Failed Indigenous WomenSusan Ouriou and Christelle MorelliAmazonThe LakeLazer LederhendlerAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books WinnerSidewalk FlowersJonArno Lawson and Sydney SmithSidewalk Flowers has received four starred reviews! In this wordless picture book, a little girl collects wildflowers while her distracted father pays her little attention. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver ...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books ShortlistA Cat Named Tim and Other StoriesJohn MartzAmazonBug in a VacuumMélanie WattAmazonJack, the King of AshesAndy Jones and Darka ErdeljiAmazonThe Good Little BookKyo Maclear and Marion ArbonaAmazon
2015 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Governor General's Literary Award, Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text

2015 Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Text Winner and Nominees

2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text WinnerThe Gospel TruthCaroline PignatAward-winning author Pignat recreates the world of a Virginia tobacco plantation in 1858. Through the different points of view of slaves, their masters and a visiting bird-watcher from Canada, this novel takes readers back in time to a dark chapter in Amer...Amazon2015 Governor General's Literary Award - Young People’s Literature — Text ShortlistAre You Seeing Me?Darren GrothAmazonAudrey (cow)Dan Bar-elAmazonWe Are All Made of MoleculesSusin NielsenAmazonYoung Man with CameraEmil SherAmazon